The Fruit of The Spirit Is Joy

According to Galatians 5:22, a believer in Jesus who yields himself to be led by the Spirit of God experiences joy. Joy is a profound feeling of happiness, such as the one experienced by a woman when her child is born (John 16:21). In that moment, something truly wonderful happens to the woman: her wait … Continue reading The Fruit of The Spirit Is Joy

The Fruit of the Spirit Is Love

"But the fruit of the Spirit is love" (Galatians 5:22, KJV) The Spirit of God leads every true believer who yields himself to Him to love fellow believers (1 John 3:14), family (1 Timothy 5:8), strangers (Luke 10:25-37), and even enemeis (Luke 6:27). When we surrender ourselves to the Spirit, He teaches us that all human … Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit Is Love

You Too Have a Calling

Last week, I was saying good-bye to one of my supervisors at my secular job. After serving the company and the youth for which it cares for some eleven years, he had decided to follow a different path (may God bless him with peace). He is a brother in Christ, and thefore I invited him … Continue reading You Too Have a Calling

A Father Building Memories

Psalm 127:3, and Proverbs 4:3 While watching Seinfeld on Hulu, not only have I been laughing, but I have also been remembering those moments when my parents and I watched the show for the first time in the 90's, when I was a teenager. For better or for worse, I watched much TV as a … Continue reading A Father Building Memories

Justified by Faith Only

From time to time, my wife, my son, and I attend church on Saturday night instead of Sunday morning, especially when I have to work overnight on Saturday. Tonight was such a night. The pastor spoke tonight on Galatians 2:11-16, which teaches that we are justfiied (declared just) by faith in Jesus Christ only. The … Continue reading Justified by Faith Only